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10-14 October 2016
Radisson Blu Edwardian, Vanderbilt,

Time and Voyage Charterparties

Gain legal and operational knowledge to improve your charterparty agreements

Time and Voyage Charterparties

  • Identify your obligations under the charter agreement and structure your operations cost-effectively
  • Explore common problem clauses and disputes to improve your charterparty negotiations
  • Tailor your contracts to suit your operations and discuss off-hire and ship performance clauses
  • Assess the charterparty period and withdrawal charges to understand how legal principles apply to your business
Time Charterparties Programme at a Glance
  • Understanding common problems with the charterparty period
  • Examining legal obligations and charter's rights
  • Safe ports, berths and places
  • Off-hire clauses and responsibility for cargo claims
  • Hire and right of withdrawal for late payment
Voyage Charterparties Programme at a Glance
  • Loading and unloading cargo – what is expected from the charterer?
  • The shipowner’s obligations in relation to the voyage and delivery
  • Understanding standard clauses in charterparty agreements
  • Laytime, demurrage and despatch money

Practical Sessions

  • Role Play Session - Listen to a dialogue of a dispute between a shipowner and charterer over the contractual promise of safe port berthing
  • Live Inbox Exercise - Analyse a real-time charterparty scenario to understand hire and performance issues and key developments in practice
  • Interactive Workshop - Calculate methods for speed and consumption claims

Event Statistics

Full days
Hours of unrivalled industry content
Expert speakers

In-House Training

Globally delivered customised in-company training solutions from the leading supplier of training to the maritime, logistics and energy industries.

In-house training allows you to define the programme that precisely matches your needs. The solution is presented by an established first-rate training organisation, with access to all the latest industry information and news, and at an onsite location of your choice at the time that best suits your people.

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Telephone: +44 (0)20 7017 4455


The Time & Voyage Charterparties Seminars are CPD affiliated

If you would like to claim CPD points for attending this conference, please let us know upon registration, or email

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